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Team manager - Children's Services - Duty

  • Job reference: TMWIGAN0321
  • Location: Wigan, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Management, Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Team Manager - Wigan Council - Childrens Services

Service Care Solutions are looking to recruit an experienced Team Manager on behalf of Wigan Council's Childrens Services.

The Duty Team Team Manager is responsible for managing a team of Social Worker's who undertake Child and Family Assessments and Section 47 enquiries, including attendance at strategy meetings. Social Workers will be expected to undertake some Child in Need work. The transfer points for the team include at first CiN meeting for complex CiN work, ICPC and at First Hearing. Accordingly SW will be expected to prepare Initial Conference Reports and on occasions initiate proceedings and complete the Social Work Evidence Template.
The Team Manager is responsible for supervision, managing performance, attendance at meetings, chairing strategy meetings, implementation of changes to practice.
* How the team is shaped
The teams are managed by a Team Manager and supported by an Advanced Practitioner. The teams have seven Social Workers and accordingly there is a good level of management support and oversight. A monthly supervision policy is in place and practitioner are expected to prepare in advance for supervision.
* Caseload numbers
An experienced Social Worker can expect to have no more than twenty-five children on their caseload. There is an expectation that assessments are completed efficiently are based on robust and proportionate information and sound analysis. Signs of Safety is the underpinning practice operating model.
* How your teams are working through the pandemic
During Covid, agile working has been implemented with staff working from home. All visits are risk assessed to determine the appropriate method of contacting and working with children and their family.


To Apply please send across your CV to kyle.roberts@servicecare.org.uk

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including:
*A specialist, dedicated Social Work consultant offering single point of contact
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Extensive & exclusive range of vacancies across the UK
*Nationwide provider to over 200 local authorities.
* Payroll service twice a week
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text, email or call.
*DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.
*A Free Payroll Service for Qualified Social Workers
*£150 Job bonus for bringing your own job to us
*£150 for qualified social workers starting a new role with Service Care Solutions

*Service Care Solutions also offer a referral fee of £250 for anyone you may know. Once they are placed and complete their probationary period, you receive a £250 bonus! *

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.